Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I haven't rented a cottage before.  What do I need to bring?

A: The HarbourView and BeachView cottages are fully furnished.  The kitchens are well equipped with dishes, glasses, cutlery, pots & pans, and  cookware.  All of the beds have mattress pads, and comforters.   The cottages also have a propane BBQs and patio furniture. 

Here is a list of some of the personal things that you are going to have to bring with you: groceries, towels and bed linens, toiletries and medications, camera equipment, sun screen, bug repellant and, of course, beach toys!

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Q: Are there local shops where I can buy anything I forget to bring with me?

A: Yes.  Despite being a beautiful natural retreat, Saugeen Shores has many of the conveniences of the city ... Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire, Independent Grocer, Foodland, Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall and Home Hardware are all located in Saugeen Shores, alongside many other local shops & restaurants.

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Q: Do I have to clean the cottage before I leave?

A: Yes, it is your responsibility to leave the cottage in the same clean condition as you found it – it helps everyone out!  There are cleaning supplies for your use.

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Q: Can I smoke inside the cottage?

A: No.  There is no smoking allowed inside the cottage.

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Q: What are the sleeping arrangements at the cottages?

A: The HarbourView has has three bedrooms, two upstairs and one on the main level.  Bedroom #1 has a double bed.  Bedroom #2 has a double bed and a twin bed.  Bedroom #3 has a queen size bed.   There are also two double pull out couches located in the living room.

The BeachView has has three bedrooms upstairs.  Bedroom #1 has a queen sized bed.  Bedroom #2 has a double bed and a twin bed.  Bedroom #3 has a queen size bed.   

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Q: Are pets permitted at the cottages?

A: No, pets are not permitted at either cottage.

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Q: Do the cottages have air conditioning?

A: The HarbourView cottage has an air conditioner in the living room, but our guests have found that it's really not needed. The many windows and the proximity to beautiful Lake Huron provide lovely cross breezes on most days.  

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Q: Does the cottages have laundry facilities?

A: No, the cottages do not have laundry facilities, but the Sunshine Laundromat is located at the corner of Market and Waterloo streets, less than 1km away. (But who wants to do laundry when they're on vacation anyway?)

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Q: Do the cottages have internet access?

A: Yes, both cottages have wireless internet access as well as digital cable.

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